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Install Sailfish SDK Emulator on ExoPC

This page has instructions on how to install Sailfish SDK emulator on your ExoPc

Install Steps

  • Extract root filesystem from emulator virtualbox image
VBoxManage internalcommands converttoraw sailfishos.vdi sailfish.raw
  • Copy to flash key
sudo dd if=sailfish.raw of=/dev/sd* bs=4M
  • Mount flash key
  • Edit /boot/extlinux/extlinux.conf to boot from sdb1 and add rootwait
  • Place in Exo and boot, press BBS button on screen and select flash key
  • Ctrl/Alt F2 - Login root/nemo here are our steps for your reference. (If Ctrl/Alt F2 doesn't work, try with left ctrl and alt buttons)
  • Enable WIFI:
cd /usr/lib/connman/test
./test-connman enable wifi
  • Run simple-agent, e.g. the network name(SSID) you want to connect is test123 and password is abcd123
./simple-agent Name=test123 Passphrase=abcd123
  • open another terminal:
./test-connman list
  • will list the network name and service name like this : test123 {wifi_123456_123456abcd_managed_wpa }
  • If test-connman doesn't list anything, you can try
./test-connman scan 
  • connect to wifi
./test-connman connect wifi_123456_123456abcd_managed_wpa
zypper ar
zypper in mesa-x86-generic-9.0.2
zypper in xorg-x11-drv-intel-2.21.3
  • remove and from /usr/lib/egl
  • Edit to /usr/lib/systemd/user/lipstick.service to add Environment=QT_DEFAULT_RUNTIME_SYSTEM=
  • Edit to /var/lib/environment/nemo/50-jolla-ui to have following vars
  • Remove vm.conf
  • Create xorg.conf for exopc, remove x86-vm.conf
  • To make display work in portrait mode execute following command (while logged in as user "nemo")
gconftool-2 --set /desktop/jolla/components/screen_rotation_angle --type int 90
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